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Businesses look to metaverse to enhance hybrid working

Two thirds (66%) of business leaders see the metaverse as the next stage of hybrid working.

Uber ruling prompts new government guidance on workers' rights

Following the 2021 Supreme Court ruling that found Uber drivers are classed as workers under UK law, the government has launched new guidance on employment status.

Why micro-upskilling will help HR teams improve talent retention

The need to invest in people and expand employee skillsets isn’t anything new or unexpected. Yet many organisations still lack a genuine learning culture where continuous, structured upskilling is a...

Building and sustaining a diverse talent pipeline at AstraZeneca

Diversity of opinion and perspectives can make a huge difference to ideas that are brought to the table.

Employees using cost of living to leverage better salary

Workers across the UK are using the cost of living crisis to negotiate better pay from their employers.

Government commits to supporting older workers

The UK government has unveiled a support package designed to get more people over 50 back into work.

Could a midlife MOT keep the over 50s in work for longer?

The over 50s have been leaving the workforce in droves since the pandemic.

Relocating staff in a time of crisis

War, unrest, political tensions, repression and corruption present global businesses and their employees with myriad issues including urgent relocations, sorting out visas and dealing with complex...

Spotlight your early careers strategy at the 2022 HR Excellence Awards

If you host outstanding apprenticeships, graduate schemes, T-levels or other programmes to help young people get started in their careers, this new category for the 2022 HR Excellence Awards could be...

What does a futureproof HR strategy look like?

When thinking about the next five to 10 years in your organisation, sustainability is a question that will not go away. For example: how can we keep our talent for longer? What makes people happy?...

How HR technology can tackle the talent crisis

By leveraging technology, organisations can help address the Great Resignation, empower existing staff to thrive and attract fresh talent in this challenging new era of work.

Hiring demand increases as unemployment rates fall

Companies are hiring more frequently than ever, at a time when job vacancies are exceeding the rate of unemployment.

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